Dr Vera Knauper
Senior Lecturer/Director of Postgraduate Research Studies
Mae'r cynnwys hwn ar gael yn Saesneg yn unig.
Major research interests in my group focus on the understanding of metalloproteinase function in the arthritic diseases and cancer. The groups main focus is to understand the role of metalloproteinases in cellular signalling at the molecular level and design novel therapeutic regimens to combat arthritic disease and cancer.
- Generation of inhibitory scFv antibodies (ARC funded)
- Characterisation of RECK, a novel MMP inhibitor (ARC funded, Collaboration with Prof. Gillian Murphy, Cambridge University, UK)
- Characterisation of MMP28 (collaboration with Prof. Ian Clark University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK)
- Matrix metalloproteinase research group leader
1985 Diploma in Chemistry University of Bielefeld Germany
1989 Dr. Rer. Nat. (PhD in Biochemistry) University of Bielefeld Germany
1993-1995 Wellcome Trust Travelling Fellow Strangeways Research Laboratory Cambridge UK
1995-2000 Post-Doctoral Research Associate with Prof. Gillian Murphy Strangeways Research Laboratory & University of East Anglia Norwich
2001-2006 Lecturer at the University of York (Biology Department)
From 2006 Senior Lecturer at Cardiff University (School of Dentistry)
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